19 March 2008
THREE IMPERIAL BROCADE CHESTNUT SATIN DRAGON ROUNDELS
YONGZHENG/EARLY QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1750)
Woven with one front-facing and two profile gold-scaled, five-clawed dragons coiled around flaming pearls as they leap amidst ruyi-shaped clouds above waves and the terrestrial diagram, all woven in rich muted tones of coral, blue, greenish-olive, white and gold-wrapped threads in contrast to the chestnut ground
12½ and 11¼ in. (32 and 28.5 cm.) diam. (3)
Private California Collection.
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